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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61073
Last updated: 2 February 2020
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Date:07-FEB-1981
Time:15:00
Type:Slingsby T.31B Tandem Tutor
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-GAP
C/n / msn: 891
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tapanui -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Tapanui, New Zealand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built by Yorkshire Gliding Club. First registered as BGA695. To ZK-GAP 30.9.55. Written off at Tapanui, New Zealand 7.2.81. Pilot A MacTainsh. Following a winch launch the aircraft with student pilot flying stalled during base turn and the instructor was unable to regain control of the aircraft before striking the ground.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
NZGK Aug/Sep 1981
www.bpg.flyer.co.uk/BGA.xls
www.rcawsey.co.uk/t31.htm
http://www.dave.wise.btinternet.co.uk/DWZKGAH.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
27-Jul-2011 17:53 karaka Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-May-2012 14:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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